In honour of its twentieth anniversary, FM Theatre will be producing My Fair Lady and Mamma Mia in 2018.
Directed by Denise Mulholland, My Fair Lady will be performed at the Mediterranean Conference Centre from the 2nd till the 4th February, while the Maltese premiere of Mamma Mia will be directed by Chris Gatt from the 13th till the 15th April.
My Fair Lady tells the infamous story of Eliza Doolittle, immortalised on film by Audrey Hepburn, who takes phonetic lessons from Professor Henry Higgins. The original Broadway run of the musical starred Julie Andrews in the role of Eliza, and set a record for the longest run of any show on Broadway up to that time. It features memorable musical tunes such as Wouldn’t It Be Loverly?, The Rain in Spain, I Could Have Danced All Night and On the Street Where You Live.
Mamma Mia is a smash-hit musical based on the songs by ABBA. It includes many of the pop super group’s most famous hits, such as Dancing Queen, Take a Chance on Me, Money, Money, Money and, of course the title song Mamma Mia. It’s been seen by over 60 million people worldwide and has played in more than 40 countries in six continents.
FM Theatre is a leading local theatre company with a reputation for producing high-quality theatre shows. Founded in 1998 by well-known theatre veterans Edward and Marika Mercieca, it’s produced sold-out shows such as Chicago, Hairspray, High School Musical, and Fiddler of the Roof, as well as number of pantomimes and plays.
Meanwhile, 2018 will doubtlessly be a milestone year for culture in Malta. With the spotlight on Valletta as the European Capital of Culture, FM Productions brings a touch of international professionalism and musical magic to our shores with these two large-scale productions.
Auditions for My Fair Lady, including some main, secondary and ensemble roles, will be held on the 18th April. Click here for more information.